The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 197 225 186
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -39
Contract jobs citing E-business 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.071% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.092% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £477 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £693 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -18.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4559 5435 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.69% 76.91% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3564 4025 3624
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Tableau
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (14.29%) Workday HCM
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (14.29%) AquaLogic
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) XPath
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Axis
6 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) AquaLogic
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (14.29%) Workday HCM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (7.14%) HFM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle FAH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) OLAP
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Essbase
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Axis
2 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
2 2 (14.29%) UDDI
2 2 (14.29%) WSDL
2 2 (14.29%) XSD
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) VMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) BPR
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) SSADM
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) DRM
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) BEA
3 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) JDA
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards